[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them
Fri Jan 28 08:30:45 CET 2011
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Arpi <arpi at thot.banki.hu> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >> On 27 January 2011 22:31, compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> wrote:
> >> > so you guys want michael to not be leader.
> >> > and michael wants mans and diego to not be root if he is not leader.
> >> >
> >> > is that it basically? thats the entire list of demands on both sides ?
> >> > doesnt seem so bad.
> >> That's what I thought after reading these latest emails too. (Though
> >> Michael did not mention Diego when he said "and i refuse to continue
> >> to work under mans as root if iam not leader." )
> > Diego's burial will be fund by the foundation, dont you remember? :)
> > I'm personally against Diego doing ANYTHING regarding to mplayer or ffmpeg.
> > I was not against Koth, but by reading his mail today i've changed my mind :(
> > (I was in doubt he actually supported this mess)
> >> Here are some ideas to maybe move forward:
> >> People
> >> ------
> >> Michael steps down as FFmpeg _leader_.
> >> M?ns steps down as _root_.
> >> Trees
> >> -----
> >> (I hate to bring it up, but ... ) The best compromise concerning
> >> mpcodecs I've seen was put it on a branch and have some sort of
> >> porting marathon. I think lu_zero suggested it.
> > I have to agree, as author of libmpcodecs, it is a messy code and
> > somehow broken API, it should not go into ffmpeg as-is, but the
> > plugins (the good ones, not the useless/joke ones) should be
> > ported properly into ffmpeg-s filter architecture.
> > I would be volunteering to do/help this process.
> > Btw i've developed some new libmpcodecs plugins last year, which
> > i didnt sent to the MLs.
> > (i was impatient to bikeshed with diego on code indenting...
> > btw this whole indentation rules/enforcement should gone, it's
> > nonsense, i dont know any coder who uses consistent indentation
> > over all his code... only beginner programmers do, sometimes.
> > if anyone wants to read the code in nice indentation, he can
> > anytime run a code formatter with his favourite settings)
> >> Sync the two git trees on git.ffmpeg.org and git.videolan.org.
> > there should not be 2 git repos, Mans' fork should gone, or at
> > least be moved/renamed to a new server where he may be root :)
> >> Procedure
> >> ---------
> >> Some people seem to be upset that they can't commit (in the svn sense
> >> of the word) to the git.ffmpeg repo even though they are (file)
> > Wonder?
> >> maintainers. So that needs to be resolved. In the Announcement thread
> >> it was stated more committers (svn definition) could be added later.
> >> Would a solution be: grant file maintainers write access to the repos
> >> again, but maintain the rule (from the Announcement) that all changes
> >> must be reviewed by another developer who is deemed knowledgeable on
> >> the topic. (Review on the ffmpeg-devel mailinglist, so that it's in
> >> the mailinglist archive.)
> > I think the old commit model should be restired, it worked for over 10 years.
> > Everyone may get commit rights after a few valuable and perfect patches.
> > At least trust hobbist people, if you dont pay them!
> > It is not their goal to fuck up the code, they all work to improve it.
> >> Comments? Critiques? Any other issues that _need_ to be resolved
> >> before FFmpeg can continue as one big ha^H^H^H^H^H^H ?
> > I was there from the first days of ffmpeg, when Fabrice was not called
> > Fabrice, and when he wrote the first opensource divx 3.11 decoder...
> > It's very sad to see where did Diego & friends bring this project :(((((((
> And what have you done in the past seven years?
too many things to list here
> This is a meritocracy. You stopped earning merit years ago; time to
> stop spending.
it's sad you didnt notice this all is NOT about me.
> Alex Converse
> P.S. How's MPlayer G2 coming along?
we're working on it, dont worry
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